Exposure to a #ShortSale … #RealEstateInvesting

A few days ago, we made an offer on a 2 bedroom 2 bath, ground floor condo. According to recent “comps” (i.e., comparisons of recently sold similar properties in the area), the market value is $199,900. It was listed for less than market value at $145,000. “Wow!, you say to yourself, “What a deal!” Well, […]

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Is #RealEstate the Right #Business For You?

Once you purchase your first investment property, you now have a real estate business. If you decide to manage your own property, you will need to advertise for tenants, screen prospective tenants, draft a lease, make sure the lease adheres to your state and county regulations and laws, etc. It’s a business. Also ask yourself, […]

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Indians #Invest $5.8 Billion in U.S. #RealEstate Last Year!

Residents of India have invested $5.8 billion dollars in the U.S. real estate market, which is an indication that U.S. real estate is in demand! H1B visas bring thousands of Indian professionals to America to work in our corporations, our government as contractors, and to our universities to study. Very often, after they get settled, […]

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#International #RealEstate Market is Booming! Find out where!

The international real estate market is booming, according the international market research by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). If you are currently investing in real estate, or anticipate doing so in the future, it’s important to have a good “feel” for what’s going on in your local neighborhood, city, county, state, country, and the world! […]

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Advice from a Billionaire #RealEstate #Investor!

We are always interested to hear from those who have made it. Anecdotal advice is valuable. Use your own judgement to evaluate what you read and hear to determine it’s value to you. To learn more about an interview with Sam Zell, a Real Estate Billionaire, click here. For the beginner real estate investor, it […]

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New Way to #Invest in #RealEstate! #Crowdfunding

Just as websites use crowdfunding to raise funds for individual projects, the trend has moved into the real estate arena. We are not recommending this method of raising funds, however we do want to make folks aware of the method. Be careful. Do your research. Tread lightly. To learn more about crowdfunding your real estate […]

A Guide to #Investing in #RealEstate! #realestateinvestor

If you are new to real estate investing, this is an excellent article on all of the nuances to consider before buying your first property. The author interviewed an experienced real estate investor who said that “all real estate investors are aiming for ‘that moment in time where we have accumulated enough income-producing assets to […]

Exercise Caution When Purchasing #RealEstate!

The U.S. real estate market is heating up, therefore it’s more difficult to find good rental properties at a good price. Beginner real estate investors should be very careful when evaluating prospective real estate investments. The following article is written by an experienced real estate investor in the Washington DC metropolitan area of the U.S. […]

How to Evaluate a Potential #RealEstate #Investment!

When evaluating a potential real estate investment, there are many factors to consider such as location, condition of the property, asking price, potential rental income, potential for future appreciation. To learn more about the most important factors for investing in real estate, click here. For the beginner real estate investor, it is very important to […]